Sunday, June 25, 2017

Brummies Bhangra Baazar

A Christmas themed bhangra event to raise funds for DKMS UK and raise awareness of blood stem cell donation is taking place in Birmingham. The event, which is being organized by a group of volunteers (led by local man...

Easy ways to improve your diet

How's your weight? Are you miffed with your muffin-top, beleaguered by your batwings and gutted with your, er, gut? Most people could go a long way to improving their diet and we Asians are no different. Indeed you could...

Registrations are open for jolly Jingle Bell Jog 2016

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is calling for participants to join in with the festivities in its annual Christmas fun run. Sprinting into its third year, the Jingle Bell Jog returns to Kings Heath park on Sunday December 4. Included in...

England’s Chief Nurse Urges People with Type 1 Diabetes to ‘Not Let it Define...

England’s Chief Nursing Officer has urged young people newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes to respect their condition and ‘not to let it define them’. Jane Cummings was 19 when she was diagnosed with Type 1 and has needed to...

Sikh community target of Alcohol Awareness campaign

A midlands charity is seeking to tackle the taboo issue of alcohol misuse in the Sikh community as part of Alcohol Awareness Week. Aquarius, part of Recovery Focus, is working to tackle growing alcohol misuse in Sikh Punjabi community after...

Hospital Halal Not up to Standard?

Sandwell General Hospital is currently deciding whether to change its supplier of halal food over concerns that the food might not be up to standard. There was a clash of board room members at the West Bromwich based hospital,...

Healthcare leaders gear up for regional economic summit

Around 200 delegates across the West Midlands’ healthcare and life sciences landscape will be flocking to Telford in December for an annual economic summit, examining the links between health and wealth and the implications for the region of recent...

30 Seconds Chats with Doctors Enough to Trigger Weight Loss

Study shows that having a short thirty second talk with doctors or GP’s about weight can be enough to get patients to immediately start shedding the pounds. The research, published by Lancet and complied by University of Oxford researchers...

Get active outdoors this autumn with Rosie Naseer

All of my adult life I’ve been an avid hill walker and lover of the countryside of the British Isles. Sadly, big shopping centres seem to attract more visitors than our green and pleasant land. I want to change...

Urban fitness: what’s stopping you?

If you work for a largish organisation, you may have joined in a 10,000 steps challenge recently. How did it go? Please let me know. If you are anything like me, you were probably super keen at the start...